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St. Pete man stands trial for rape, murder
With his DNA matched to semen left behind, along with a newspaper splotched with his fingerprints, there was little doubt Virgil DeBose sexually assaulted 78-year-old Audrey Mulligan six years ago, a prosecutor strongly sug...
Published on 05/22/13
Updated on 05/23/13
Man who suffocated wife guilty of manslaughter
A jury on Thursday found a St. Petersburg man guilty of manslaughter in the death of his ill wife last year.
Published on 05/16/13
Pinellas commissioners survive term-limits challenge
An effort to oust four Pinellas County commissioners came to an end today when a judge threw out a lawsuit seeking to enforce a 1996 term-limits referendum.
Published on 05/16/13
St. Pete man accused of killing his sick wife
A St. Petersburg man accused of smothering his ill wife last year went on trial on Tuesday.
Published on 05/14/13
St. Pete man faces death penalty in love triangle killings
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a convicted felon accused of killing his sometime girlfriend and a man she dated while he was behind bars, according to court documents made available today.
Published on 05/10/13
Jury convicts St. Pete man of killing pregnant girlfriend
First, Larry Reed told a detective his pregnant girlfriend was twirling a .32-caliber five-shot revolver in her finger before it went off and killed her.
Published on 05/02/13
Ruling on Pinellas term limits case expected this month
A judge announced Thursday he would rule this month on whether four Pinellas County commissioners are violating term limits approved by voters in 1996 by remaining in office.
Published on 05/02/13
Man pleads guilty in double murder at St. Pete convenience store
Khadafy Mullens thought he was going to beat the charges, but then changed his plea and the judge will decide his sentence.
Published on 04/29/13
Updated on 04/30/13
Jailed tax cheat’s warning: Just ‘don’t do it’
Russell Simmons says it was just too easy to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government.
Published on 04/28/13
Clearwater man gets 40 years in baby’s death
Joseph Oliver intentionally dropped 9-month-old Aaliyah Siler on her face two or three times because she wouldn’t stop crying.
Published on 04/22/13
Suits accuse former Clearwater fire chief of age discrimination
Former Clearwater Fire Chief Jamie Geer is serving a life prison sentence for having sex with a child, but at least two firefighters are still dealing with the lingering effects of what’s been described as Geer’s unfair man...
Published on 04/07/13
Largo man pleads guilty in friend’s shooting death
A Largo man accepted a plea deal today that will send him to prison for eight years for fatally shooting a man during a drunken fight two years ago.
Published on 04/02/13
Driver on trial for ramming, firing at others in 2009 Oldsmar rampage
Todd Naylor faces 20 years in prison for ramming or firing on other drivers during a 2009 spree in Oldsmar.
Published on 03/18/13
Fatal Largo shooting nets life sentence
Lloyd Neal is already serving life in prison for a 2007 shooting.
Published on 03/14/13
Largo cold case drive-by shooting trial begins
Prosecutors had a bit of a conundrum Wednesday as Lloyd Neal’s second-degree murder trial got under way.
Published on 03/13/13